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of the legislation. the bill passed out of our subcommittee and the full energy and commerce committee on voice votes with strong, strong bipartisan support. i believe, mr. speaker, it has a high likelihood of being accepted to the senate and to the president. we will certainly give them that opportunity. i urge my colleagues to support this bill so we can finally see this significant improvement signed into law. i want to thank mr. murphy and all of the others who worked to expedite this legislation and get it to the floor today, and i'm going to ask my colleagues to join with us in passing this bill. with that said, mr. speaker, i will reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. murphy: mr. speaker, i have no more speakers on this bill, and i'm prepared to close if the gentleman from north carolina is prepared to close as well. mr. butterfield: i have no more speakers and i am too prepared to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from pennsylvania reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from north carolina is
chamber of commerce as his campaign strategy appears to perhaps alter a tad today. we're going to take a lack at that new turn. we'll dip in live for you next. >>> president obama is going after a favorite target today on the campaign trail. mitt romney's record at bain capital. the president told the crowd there that romney's promise to fight for fair trade policies with china is undermined by romney's previous careers of venture capitalist. he made his remarks just hours after his administration filed a complaint with the wto, the world trade organization, accusing china of providing a billion dollars in illegal aid to its auto industry. >> now, i understand my opponent has been running around ohio claim i claiming don't move, vote. vote. but he's been running around ohio claiming he's going to roll up his sleeves and take the fight to china. now here is the thing. his experience has been owning companies that were called pioneers in the business of outsourcing jobs to countries like china. he made money investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. pioneers. now,
will tell you, it's three agencies of government when i get there that are gone, commerce, education, and the -- what's the third one there? let's see. >> you can't name the third one? >> the third agency of government i would do away with education, the -- >> commerce. >> commerce, and let's see, i can't, the third one i can't. sorry. oops. >> that was the quietest oops in history, but, boy, was it funny. here is herman cain. >> 9-9-9 is bold. it expands the base. i have proposed 9-9-9-put it in the 9-9-9 plan. 9-9-9. remember, 9-9-9. my top priority is 9-9-9. jobs, jobs, jobs. >> i think capital punishment may be better than listening to that guy say the number nine. even michele bachmann knew these numbers didn't add up. >> when you take the 9-9-9 plan and you turn it upside down, i think the devil is in the details. >> oh, my god. that's the sign of the beast. where does her mind go? that's an assumption. all of this and more has taken a toll on the party. for evidence look at the pollster.com. that's right i.d. fascinating number. the number of people who identify themselves as
of the decisions of the hughes court -- whether congress has exceeded its power to regulate interstate commerce. so whether it could be regulations that went across state lines, very broad regulations. well, that will be one of the arguments in the health care bill that comes up for argument next month. the question is whether congress has exceeded his authority under the commerce clause. most of the cuts towards congress, that is, i think most of the president, certainly in the late 1930s, some of which chief justice hughes wrote, he gave congress more leeway to regulate interstate commerce. that became pretty much the modern commerce clause doctrine for the next six years. but we don't know about the score. this is a very polarized court and presidents goes the other way. also. this will be very interesting to see that. to see what happens. thank you very much. [applause] [applause] >> your government and mine and it can be what these governments wanted to be. sometimes we talk about the u.n. as though it is a distance by doing that, we get the governments involved that are actually responsible i
: thank you. host: coming up, we will talk with the president of the chamber of commerce in charlotte, bob morgan in just a minute, but we also want to show you the convention center. this is where the media has gathered. all of the media will have workspaces in the convention center. the delegates could come over there. there are some shops, places to buy souvenirs and a lot of security goes into the convention center as well. it is not quite nearly as heavy as the times warner cable arena, but you can see the gifts that you can buy. the convention kicks off today. 16,000 hotel rooms have been built around the charlotte-area. 250 auto buses will be used to transport delegates. 15,000 members of the media, just like in tampa, and in that center, podium within the time warner cable arena, 20 miles of cables have been installed for cameras, four telephones, all of the different electronic needs within the convention. eight of the states in charlotte have delegations bigger than 160 delegates -- including california, texas, new york. 5500 delegates will be there. there are about 400 alternate
is a member of the house energy & commerce. we will about energy issues, the 112th congress, and upcoming elections. it is friday morning, september 21. tomorrow is the first official day of fall. we're back in a moment. >> all this weekend, "book tv's" live coverage from the national mall with two days of interviews and presentations. and your phone calls, e-mails, and tweets starting saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. eastern and sunday at noon, live on c- span2. >> we have to crack down on china went they cheat. they manipulate their currency. [applause] they still patents and designs. they have counterfeit goods. and i know the want to be a responsible partner in the world of trade and commerce. they are going to have to understand, they cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> he made money investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. pioneers. ohio, you cannot stand up to china. when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watch and engage with c-span as the campaigns move towards the november elections. international issues and foreign policy will be the fo
work to make america's commerce, travel from place to place. i've spoken to small businesses and they say the u.s. postal service is their lifeline for their small business. they can actually make a profit by using the u.s. postal service. senior citizens who receive their social security checks sometimes in the mail, many times we know online, but are connected to the post office. they are connected to the letter carrier. they are connected to the local post office in their neighborhood. how do i know? because of the outpouring of concern for the closing of a post office on mesa road in the 18th congressional district, my congressional district. and so i'm interested in this congress not being known by the do-nothing congress, do-nothing republican congress. i want us to work together and be able to say that these items need to be put forward for the american people. what do we have to say now looking toward sequestration? we realize that you cannot cut discretionary funding. we realize that 50 million americans are suffering from food insecurity, and we have a $13 billion t
,000. she was later appointed secretary of commerce. in 2008, fund-raiser steve spinner also raised $500,000. he pushed for a loan for the now bankrupt solyndra company, a loan never repaid. when we found spinner being honored again in charlotte, he went out an exit. the democrat party official block our cameras and followed. yet another fund-raiser here this week, chicago stockbroker, raj fernando was named to the advisory board but resigned shortly after abc news asked about his qualifications to be on the board. it was not something fernando wanted to talk about this week. >> this is abc news -- >> reporter: and we were ordered to stop asking questions of fernando, leave the hotel or face arrest. >> you'll be arrested. >> reporter: i'll be arrested for asking questions of this man? the democrats like to say they're different than republicans, more open about the money, but in fact, like the republican, democrats continue to keep secret the names of some of our biggest donors to outside advocacy groups, the head of those of super funds tells me he does just as karl rove does. >> and yo
east, probably saved two million people from starvation, and was a very energetic secretary of commerce under harding and coolidge after this election. but in terms of personality, dower, pragmatic. you listen to -- one of the reasons why i think franklin roosevelt comes across like gangbusters, is impression with the fireside chats is the act he is following. after herbert hoover, anybody could have sounded good. >> host: moving on to be 1948. harry truman's improbable victory, published last year. you write: victory has a thousand fathers. defeat, in 1946, had one. harry truman. if he appeared ineffectual before election day that year he seemed outright repulsive after that. democrats faulted him and not the effect of 16 years of their rule for their debacle. they wanted him out and wanted him out now. >> guest: yes, they did. he was not -- we saw in this last presidential round of primaries, with the'mans, where everybody was saying i'm the next reagan, this guy -- no. there's not another reagan. and there wasn't another franklin roosevelt, and harry truman sure as hell to use his s
on the commerce committee and became very, very close pals. i mean very close. i admire barbara mikulski so much. she came to congress after wages a successful battle in baltimore baltimore, the battle they were trying to put a highway through the old neighborhood where she lived. she stopped it and she road rode it all the way to congress and then to the senate. she has seniority among women democratic senators, and she's widely respected on both sides of the aisle. >> jennifer: she's one tough cookie. i'm curious whether you think hilly will actually run in 2016. >> eliot: why are you looking at me, because i'm from new york? >> jennifer: you're from new york. >> eliot: i think she will. i think she should. mr. vice president you know any decision like this is so person, where you are in life and what you want to put yourself through, but i think she's universally respected admired whatever tensions there may have been or sensibility of the public there was nothing but respect for her. as secretary of state she has represented this nation superbly, and i think she could clear the field in the
is a chamber of commerce has attacked about my particular proposals. but i talk about here is how scott brown has already voted and also talking about what he said in his own voice last week he wanted to make crystal clear. and that is coming he would let taxes go up for 90% of families in order to protect tax breaks for the top 2%. >> withstand economic policy. it can come you can return to this topic since the debate wears on. bless you. this coming new years day may not be a happy one if nothing is done to steer us away from the so-called fiscal class, which includes mandatory budget cuts that could cost massachusetts close to 40,000 jobs in defense related industries alone. u2 have argued quite a bit over tax policy, including just now. i don't think anyone argues tax policy allowed will forestall the skies. correct me if i'm wrong. i'm sure you will. what other specific ideas you have for voting this economic care clinics >> obviously i collect tax to get in. we have expiring tax cuts in place for 12 years now. we also have sequestration. we have a lot of the debt ceiling coming up. just
.t.c. awed to be extended. -- ought to be extended: the u.s. chamber of commerce, national governors association, the governors wind energy coalition, american farm burea federation and many major national newspapers have all weighed in saying this is important to our country's future. members on both sides of the aisle, have i mentioned, have said the p.t.c. should be extended because they know and they've seen the positive effects of the p.t.c. on their communities and across the country. they also know that wind energy and renewable energy more generally is the future. it's the wave of the future. there's no question. all you have to do is look at the rest of the world. look at china, look at spain, look at denmark, look at developing countries. they're all investing in clean energy. it is not something they're doing to feel good. in sum extending the p.t.c. is a no-brainer. it's common sense. we need to do the job we were sent here to do. we ought to be extending the p.t.c. as soon as possible. it equals jobs. we ought to pass it as soon as possible. madam president, i'm going to
have the head of the chamber of commerce and special guests next. ashley: today's winners and losers. ashley: commodities beat equities, bonds and the u.s. dollar public its second consecutive month the longest streak in the year. will the trend continue into september. sandra smith joins us with today's trade. sandra: that is the big question. where's the money going to go the rest of the year? commodities last couple months, is the money going to go into the car for the last two month? >> we will see a rally in commodities especially greens. they have the seasonal cycle will back and traders think a lot of quantitative easing there is no audit on the fed or anything so people think there's money going into the market. sandra: weaker u.s. dollar and higher commodity prices. oil 115 by the end of the year and $9, are these practical forecasts in your opinion? >> on the grain side it is. the job is turning through that hitting an all-time low but as far as oil, 115 is aggressive and you won't see that number without quantitative easing 3. >> precious-metals are heating up. gold has be
. construction spending fell in july from june by the largest amount in a year. according to the commerce department spending slipped 0.9%. you as automakers with strong sales in august. sales for general motors of 10% on year over year basis. ford rebounded with sales up 13% compared to year ago. chrysler topped estimates as sales rose 14% from last year marking that company's best august sales in five years. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. [ male announ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special opsission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. serve >> will be a big week for europe. market's closing up and ashley webster has the details. >> it promises
employs people and helping commerce. this is about business, about moving commerce and about roads. >> neil: we're not a great power jay more, because we bled money dry. >> and on-- >> this is a bee -- bipartisan rant. bled money dry, 16 trillion in debt. >> going to way-- >> we're going to get better results if we spend more money. we can't become a great power with the government spending money. maybe we should entertain being a great power with the government simply stepping down. >> if the private sector isn't creating jobs, who is going to have jobs. the public sector-- >> i'm willing to make a bet. if you get out of my way, the private sector will start doing the job. >> they've had a chance and haven't done it. >> neil: because it's in the way-- because you're regulating, you're taxing. >> and laying people off, they're making money-- >> they're doing it because the environment-- would you invest in an environment that is more-- >> this is america. >> neil: and the government is more capital, the government is taxing more, regulating more. is that environment, would you comm
records from the commerce department show that companies that are affiliated with the president's job council imported more than 12,000 shipments from china since january of 2011. the shipments include bulk steel, neuron are you it and airline parts. by choice or by force, the u.s. military judge ruling that suspect in the ft. hood massacre must be clean shaven before his murder trial. the defense claims that his beard is because of his muslim faith but the judge said that there is no evidence that is, in fact, true. his lawyers say they will appeal, meaning another delay in the case. >> and a cardinal closing out the democratic national convention last night with a special blessing for life. that is a reminder of how the democrats and the catholic church disagree on the key issue of abortion and contraception. >> we praise you for the get of life, grant us the courage to defend it, life without which no other rights are secure. we ask your benediction on those waiting to be born, that they may be welcomed and protected. >>heather: he delivered a similar benediction last week at the r
the 33rd hispanic chamber of commerce convention in los angeles he would end what he called the obama administration hos silty toward small business. >> national unemployment is 8.1%. hispanic unemployment is over 10%. over 2 million more hispanics are living in post officeerty y than when obama took office. >> he told the business group he would reform immigration policy. unlike the president who promised he would make it a priority. >> the president never offered up a bill. like so many issues confronting our nation, when it comes to immigration, politics have been put ahead of people for far too long. >> team romney argues re-electing the president means four more years of chaos overseas and domestic decline. paul ripe helped dueling iowa cam pape events. ripe delivered entitlement reform speech to the aarp later this week. >> romney is adding new policy adds and selling details and specifics in the plan more now. >> reducing the federal employment by 10% through attrition, combining agencies and departments, to reduce the overhead, i'm going to send a number of programs that are
or a store or some sort of commerce. >> they talk about first strike advantage. we were discussing online today google trucks who go through the streets and take pictures of street views. there was one in our neighborhood the other day. google has had a lot of time to not only refine their images, but their algorithms, right? so you can put in -- snet of for monte brothers, you put in bros and it's going to find it for you, jim. >> i love the way my house in summit looks on google. >> is it bigger? >> truly, you might say it's bigger. remember that? >> yes. how can i forget? >> the place i have in mexico, it has three angles, i found in my irish public book they directed me to some of the best publics and i was never lost once. that's my kind of device. >> it is. now you're going to get to the eiffel tower. >> in ireland. >> it's going work out well for you. >> it's a lingering question, though. there's no question that the demand for the iphone 5 is strong. there's a question about whether people will be satisfied because of the lcd sources, sharp was one of the three suppliers of the lc
allen, are expected to focus on the economy. it's co-hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. >>> still ahead, a sensational murder case from the 1970s is headed back to court. >>> a sign of the improving economy that travelers are not too happy about. >>> today marks the 225th anniversary of the u.s. constitution. and now you can get a chance to see a copy of it. george washington's perm copy of the constitution is on display out at mount vernon. hand-written notes and brackets made by washington can be seen around the key passages outlining the president's responsibilities. the constitution was adopted on september 17th, 1787 by the constitutional convention in philadelphia. >>> it is just september, but experts are saying now is the time to book your holiday travel. and you can avoid a case of sticker shock. for the first time in five years hotel room rates are up across the board. in north america, they're up 5% this year. overall, travel is also up. new york city had a record 50 million visitors last year and it suggests the economy is improving. they suggest booking at
. guys, this is facebook's first major push into e-commerce, and they will get a cut from each item sold. >> of course. that makes perfect sense. shartia brantley at cnbc, have a good weekend. >> you too. >>> as if you didn't have enough social networks to waste your time on, there's a new one that just popped up. it's called sypop that connects people through common interests rather than friends and family. so you can meet new people, bond over your hobbies, things that are interesting to you, i guess. it's one of several specialized new social networks looking to cut into facebook's 950 million users. >> the virginia state fair kicks off today, back by popular demand, the racing pigs. what's a fair without racing pigs? you'll also get to see grizzly bears and bengal tigers. also new, a virtual tour through the virginia state farms. the virginia state fair runs through october 7th at king's dominion. >> what's better than racing pigs? got to catch your dinner. >>> washington has some of the best museums in the world for sure, and tomorrow you can check many of them out for free. >> smit
a few days later. it's facebook's first major push into e-commerce. they'll get a cut from each item sold. i know i saw them advertising that starbucks would be among the first participating in that program. >>> meantime, while americans are still going to college, many are opting to stop their education after four years. a report shows that new enrollment in grad school has dropped for the second straight year. that follows a surge in 2008 and 2009 as some unemployed workers sought refuge from the recession with more education. experts say students are dissuaded right now from continuing school, in part from the increased amount of debt that so many have already taken during their undergrad years. with state budget cuts forcing schools to reduce financial aid for students, it causes some to weigh whether it's worth spending the extra amount on education. it's a tough thing, guys. have a great weekend. >> bertha coombs, thank you. have a great weekend too. >> veronica and i were saying, we don't like virtual presents. we want presents delivered to us personally. >> the real deal. >>
for the convention. then the chamber of commerce of charlotte and the involvement of local business owners in the dnc. ♪ host: well, the democratic national convention kicks off today at 5:00 p.m. eastern time. first lady, michelle obama, and the mayor of san antonio are two of the featured speakers at the time warner cable a real not in an uptown charlotte. 400 alternates and 5900 delegates will be at the convention. 50% of the democratic delegates are women. here is the front page of "of the charlotte observer" this morning. -- first page -- front page of "the charlotte observer" this morning. the convention kicks off in at 5:00 p.m. we will go over the schedule in just a few minutes. "voters in the second term undeserved, country is worse off." a belief that president obama does not deserve election according to a new poll. voters say that the nation is in worse condition now than it was in 2008. they say that obama does not deserve reelection. that is the top line of this poll. that seems to be a constant theme in this morning's papers. are you better off? that is the question this morning for
, the investments we make and can only make together in the infrastructure that undergirds our commerce and our country, the roads, the clean water infrastructure and the like. the third one are the investments we make in research and development. >> right. >> the fourth one is a balanced and predictable rule of law and the fifth one is a rational immigration policy. i mean there are other ways to formulate that. but i think all of it points to the traditional disciplines that other generations had. right now i think too many of us want to be told we can eat cake and lose weight. we want all the benefits of being americans but we don't want to pay for them or pay attention. >> you sound like paul ryan when you say that. >> do i. >> rose: i means that's what the deficit is about. >> god help mement i don't want to sound like paul ryan. >> rose: you know what i mean. >> that we have a deficit and there are people saying we don't do something about a deficit that is fueled by the entitlement obligations that we have -- >> this is what a disagree with paul ryan. >> rose: tell me. >> they're not fue
to attend the chamber of commerce awards, the san jose engineering banquet awards and the lunar new year luncheon we asked about earlier when he said no matter issues were discussed. do you feel like you should be charging taxpayers for that? >> if people ask me questions about water, i definitely aware that people ask me questions about water. >> reporter: should you charge for it if it's just a matter someone may ask a question? >> it's a judgment call. >> you are not necessarily pay to show up. you're paid to do your job. >> reporter: judy nadler heads up the ethics department at santa clara university. >> the presumption that when you go out in the public someone will, a, recognize that you're a water board member and, b, have a pressing issue that they want to discuss at a social event, i think it's actually unlikely. >> reporter: and it's not just events they charge for. the director racked up more than $14 last year in membership fees for rotary club and professional societies. >> for the past 12 months i stopped charging it. >> reporter: taxpayers are still picking up the tap for
event, a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce in california. that was it. on tuesday, his two events were both fund-raisers. they were closed to the public and those were in the great swing state of utah, followed by the great swing state of texas. okay, this is not what it looks like to campaign for president. these are not swing states. republican senator lindsey graham told reporters of mitt romney today, "he's a great guy, he should win this election, but being in utah is necessary to raise money, but he doesn't have to be there, in my view." senator graham continued, "i think what romney needs to do is get into virginia and run for sheriff. this is not rocket science." real clear politics covered mr. romney's mysteriously light schedule yesterday. they quoted a well-connected republican fund-raiser saying, "there's not really a campaign here. he's getting ready for the debates and he's out fund-raising. you've got enough money." real clear politics also notes that in the 19 days following the conclusion of the republican convention, mr. romney spent only 9 of those 19 day
, saying no to the civil rights bill. it doesn't work there for interstate commerce. i don't know which way roberts would go on a similar question. those issues are close right now. >> it's complicated. one of the cases that could be considered is the voting rights act. that could be overturned. obviously affirmative action is going to be on the docket. that's a very complicated issue but it works both ways. there's a high chance this court will hear an appeal to doma. it could be the first court that establishes some progress sift with respect to gay rights. it could make a historic court even though the politics would suggest otherwise. it works both ways and it will be curious to see not only which cases they pick up in what manner and how the arguments play out because doma could come up and so could prop 8 which is a different section of the gay rights debate. i'm curious to see how it plays out. i'm assuming jeff will be on top of it. >> jeff is on top of it right now. a lot of people who watch this show are pro choice, some not, but many are. how would roe v. wade be taken down. what
left president clinton as commerce secretary and joining president obama chief of staff, it was pretty partisan when clinton was there. they did impeach a president. it was pretty -- newt gingrich was a very tough leader who had led the revolution for the republicans to take back the house the first time in 40 years. and he was the leader of the group. what surprised me first of all was just enormous bitterness and anger deviciveness that was deep. i think a lot of that was the last 10 years of the fragmentationch our politics, media, fact that you've got these media organizations that take one side or the other and may drive it, drive it, drive it. >> charlie:basically cable television and talk radio. >> yeah and over the last few years we could have a year around campaign mentality. a lot of that is driven by that kftion on television shows on sunday. it's all about the politics. so what goes on in a campaign which used to end at the of the campaign and then you govern now bawtion of the year-round poll sticking and campaigning you're governing with the same climate and attitude at t
for millionaire we invest in roads, bridges and infrastructure, and under pinning of our commerce, and every chamber of commerce i met believes we need to do more of. neil: you can make a compelling argument, would you run for president? >> i'm committed to help obama win reelection. neil: i heard people say you are looking good for 2016. >> that is very nice, i have not spent a lot of time thinking about it. i appreciate you bringing it up, everyone tweets my mom --o that. neil: he did deliver a powerful speech here. it did get the crowd moving, when we come back, richard bloomenthal from connecticut. when they talk about how tight this race is, it is not only in the swing states, richard bloomenthal after this. ♪ ♪ i can do anything ♪ i can do anything today ♪ i cano anywhere ♪ i can go anywhere today ♪ la la lla la la la [ male announcer ] dow solutions help millions of people by helping to make gluten free bread that doesn't taste gluten free. together, the elements of science and the human element can solve anything solutionism. the new optimis neil: welcome back to the demo
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